The Audi A3 e-tron, BMW i3, Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, and Volkswagen Golf were tapped as this year’s Green Car of the Year finalists.
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We’re big fans of the electric BMW i3 and i8 models, so we’re happy to announce that the 2014 BMW i3 electric is the 2014 World Green Car of the year!
WASHINGTON, DC, December 18, 2013 (ENS) – Ten technologies that enable improved environmental performance in vehicles have been named as finalists for the 2014 Green Car Technology Award™. This recognition of environmentally-conscious automotive…
LOS ANGELES, California, November 22, 2013 (ENS) – The Honda Accord has been chosen as the Green Car of the Year® 2014, but this year the award goes not to just one model but three: the Accord, Accord Hybrid, and Accord Plug-In Hybrid. “Green Car…
The Automotive Researchers and Journalists Conference (RJC) recently met in Japan to award the upcoming Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid SUV with its ultimate clean tech award, the RJC “technology of the year” award for 2014. The Mitsubishi Outlander’s hybrid EV System features a high-capacity battery that sends juice to separate front and rear motors, and […]
Diesels and gas-electric hybrids have been fighting for the top of the mile-per-gallon heap for years now, with proponents on each side rightly pointing out their chosen automotive messiah’s pros vs. the other’s cons ever since the first Insight and Prius hit the US market a decade ago. Don’t think, however, that it’s just the […]
The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show is just a few weeks away. So are the 2012 Green Car of the Year awards. Many big names are in contention this year sporting a wide range of technologies including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and electric vehicles. So who are this year’s contenders? Click the jump to find out.
It’s official: with its new Elektra One electric aircraft and “SunAirport” hangar, aviation company PC-Aero has taken recreational flying off the grid. Billed as “one of the most efficient transportation devices ever conceived”, PC-Aero’s Elektra One employs advanced composite materials and battery technology to keep its dry weight to approx. 400 lbs, which allows the tiny […]
The EU Commission is pressuring the automotive industry to develop more environmentally friendly cars, with Brussels even instituting an award system. The EU is already offering credit for investments, to encourage auto makers to reduce the amount of climate-damaging carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in new cars, Brussels authorities revealed last Monday. According to current […]
Treehugger.com is holding a little survey to determine its readers’ favorite non-treehugger blogs, and the Important Media Network is strongly represented with Gas 2.0 nominated for “Best Transportation Website” and our sister site Cleantechnica is nominated for “Best Sci-tech Blog“. No doubt we’re a bit of the underdog here, going up against some really fabulous […]
It really is shameless self promotion, but, hey, we’re never too proud to beg around here. The granddaddy of all green blog sites, Treehugger, has nominated Gas 2.0 to the “Best Transportation Website” category in their annual “Best of Green” reader’s choice awards. We’re nestled in there in the same voting block that includes “Best […]
[social_buttons] Pretty much everything in America, at some point (and often multiple points) hitches a ride on a tractor trailer of some sort. It doesn’t matter if it is locally grown organic produce or the latest and greatest Chinese-built computer. By the time it has arrived at your home, it’s probably been on one of […]